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Oct 12, 2012 2:30pm PDT
angeles to the california science center will will go on public display. at a speed of over 3 kilometers per hour, the journey will take two days. >> the two vice-presidential candidates went head-to-head in a television debate last night with joe biden taking on paul ryan. >> president obama was viewed as having under-performed last week. >> he said he had been too polite to romney. the vice-president attack targets. >> my friend recently said 30% of the american people are takers. these people are my mom and dad, my neighbors. they pay more effective tax down governor romney does. >> the two clashed over foreign affairs. ryan says the killing of the syrian ambassador prove that his policies are wrong. >> it makes us more we can project weakness. our adversaries are much more -- >> with all due respect, that's a bunch of malarkey. >> his campaign certainly needed a boost. >> more on the surprise announcement about the nobel peace prize. >> don't go away. >> produces high quality seeds, starting small. >> we have the trust. we have proved to the bank that a woman can be equall
Oct 10, 2012 5:30pm PDT
california, bringing coastal rain and inland snow. temperatures are looking like this, cooler than average in los angeles with a high of 20 degrees on your thursday. meanwhile, another chilly day for you in winnipeg with a high of only 7. and out towards the east, below average along the eastern seaboard, 14 degrees in new york city. down towards the south, warming up to 31 in houston and 28 in oklahoma city. all right, that's it for me now, and here's your extended forecast. >>> that's all for this edition of "newsline." i'm catherine kobayashi in tokyo. hope you join us again.
Oct 17, 2012 6:00am PDT
scientists at this california-based biotechnology company introduced a revoluti revolutionary blood test. it's said to be accurate as the whether a child will be born with down syndrome. researchers at the company have been busy, they're analyzing blood from the note feather langds, israel and other countries. at this time the test requires sticking a needle into the ute truss. the new test carries no such risk. more than 20,000 women in the united states have already taken the test. andrea has miscarried in the past. when she was pregnant again, she chose the new test. her relates were negative and she had a healthy boy this may. >> i think by getting a yes or a no, it will help the parents prepare for what they're about to encounter. the test, good or bad raises questions. genetic counselors who specialize in prenatal testing operate on genetic abnrm mallities. >> counseling staff will increase in the u.s., and they now number over 1,800. >> the test may soon be available in japan, here too people are debating the ethics. >> reporter: researchers at this tokyo hospital are preparing a
Oct 24, 2012 6:00am PDT
on the california product launch. the ipad mini's screen measures 7.9 inches. that's about 20% smaller than the one of their full-size tablet. and it weighs half as much. the least expensive model sells for almost $330. about $200 less than the original. apple plans to release the new device next friday in u.s., europe, and in japan. >> we told you earlier this year that you would see some incredible innovation. >> the firm now has a 70% share in the global market it created with the ipad two years ago. ipad's late co-founder steve jobs was reluctant to develop a smaller version. he was concerned customers wouldn't be interested. but executives launched one anyway, citing the stiff competition from small tablets. meanwhile amazon is adding fuel to the competition if japan. the firm says its kindle ereaders and tablets will debut in the country. the u.s. online retailer announced on wednesday that the ereaders will hit the japanese market next month and the kindle fire tablets in december. the ereaders will cost 8,480 yen or about $106. amazon will introduce a system that lets
Oct 15, 2012 6:00am PDT
from harvard university and lloyd shapley from the university of california, los angeles. professor shapley developed a theory on so-called matching methods. professor alvin used shapley's theory to clarify market functions. the academy says the two economists have achieved outstanding economic engineering. >>> a former syrian opposition leader says the u.n. and arab league envoy may take a new approach to ending the civil war. burhan ghalioun says lakhdar brahimi wants to send in thousands of peacekeepers. government and opposition forces have been fighting for a year and a half. ghalioun said brahimi hopes to deploy at least 3,000 armed peacekeepers. 300 unarmed u.n. monitors were forced to leave the country in august. government and opposition forces are fighting for control of the northern city of aleppo and the central city of homs. human rights activists say more than 30,000 people have been killed in syria since the uprising began in march of last year. they say more than 300,000 have fled to neighboring countries. brahimi plans to visit damascus this week to present his prop
Oct 9, 2012 5:30pm PDT
see 15 centimeters of snow. a small low, it is tracking through southern california bringing in some rain showers. sierra nevada may see intense snow showers from late wednesday. and dry across the eastern half. eastern third of the u.s. conditions are ideal for overnight cooling. that could create freezing conditions. that could increase frost conditions. also that could kill sensitive plants if left outdoors. all right. temperatures are looking like this. cooling down to 11 degrees in chicago. despite the sunshine. 12 degrees in toronto. out west only 6 degrees expected in winnipeg with a low of minus three. finally let's go over to europe then. a strong low which produced heavy rain and strong winds in the southern scandinavian peninsula is now moving through southern finland and the baltic states. that continues to head towards the east. and the associated front is delivering ongoing rain in southern france. central france, southern germany, and the alpine region. as much as 100 millimeters of rain has been recorded. that's more than the rainfall for all of october here. out
Oct 10, 2012 6:00am PDT
, though, we do have a low pressure area moving across southern california. it's going to be bringing some precipitation to portions of southern california, even off there towards nevada. flash flooding could be a risk. and into some of the higher elevations, could be seeing seven centimeters of snow. also seeing snowfall across ontario. a low pressure area moved in from the arctic, bringing about 15 centimeters of snow there in southern ontario, plus some cool weather across the great lakes regions. look at these temperatures expected for your lows into the midwest. in southern canada here, minus 3 in winnipeg, aberdeen at minus 7 for the low temperature, that is. and in minnesota and minneapolis there, zero into the metropolitan area. you do want to bundle up, because it is going to be a chilly one out across much of the central united states there. now, there's another low pressure area moving on to the british isles. this is going to bring some precipitation. could be heavy at times, even some thunderstorm activity. want to watch out for travel delays going in and out of the uk, a
Sep 30, 2012 5:30pm PDT
have this heat sitting in southern california. okay. into europe. a large system dominating the northwest. this has been bringing some really strong storms through the british isles. now, this potent front is going to be moving through france and up towards finland today. still wet and breezy across the british isles. then we have a developing system here over the central mediterranean. italy you'll see some intense storms here today as well. elsewhere they're looking dry and fine. nice warm and sunny in the siberian peninsula. loss of temperatures here in the mid to low teens. all right, here's your extended forecast. >>> our top story this hour, u.s. military personnel in japan are preparing to fly the osprey aircraft south to okinawa for deployment. troops have been test flying the 12 aircraft at the air station in western japan. they will now transport them to okinawa's marine air station. personnel plan to deploy them in october. japanese and u.s. officials agreed on safety measures to reassure locals' concerned with the past history. they will avoid flying over high popula
Oct 11, 2012 6:00am PDT
low-pressure area in southern california, and going over towards utah, that's going to be bringing some of the first significant snowfall of the season. some areas here, that's going to continue to push towards the east. also seeing significant snowfall into southern ontario. we have a low-pressure area that could accumulate upwards of ant 20 centimeters of snow in some areas. western great lakes, about 10 centimeters of snow. all this cold air with this low-pressure area is going to be conflicting with some warm air from the south. severe weather is expected from oklahoma over towards tennessee. if you have any travel plans in and out of this area, you want to watch out for that. large hail, frequent lightning coming out of these storms. temperature difference, houston with a high of 32. look at chicago, much cooler north of that frontal area. 17 expected here on your thursday. now, in europe, though, expecting a cooldown this frontal area pushes over the british isles. this is going to bring some wet weather across much of the region even going into france and germany by the latt
Oct 3, 2012 6:00am PDT
monday from a u.s. district court in california in another case. the company can resume sales of its tablet device, the galaxy tab 10.1 in the u.s. market. the court decided in june to temporarily ban sales, but apple has dominated the legal battle so far winning $1 billion compensation in a u.s. court. its lawyers are keeping up the pressure. apple added four new samsung models to a list of products it says infringe apple's patents. this man is an expert on smartphone industries. he warns if the legal fit drags consumers could be the ones left to pick up the bill. >> as of now i don't think there's an impact for iphone because there's no decision made. with this patent case going on, there might be an increase in the price of the handset of the smartphone itself, so that is kind of the loose point for the user, the prices of the handset might go up, so that's not really good for users. >> reporter: the legal cases will be going through the courts for some time to come. some experts warn the only long-term winners in this epic battle will be the patent lawyers. >>> the asian developm
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